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Chief of Neurology Opportunity in Manhattan!
City:New York City
Visas Accepted:H1
Opportunity Description:

In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan our teams provide care for over 313,000 outpatient visits, nearly 70,000 emergency room visits and more than 13,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with New York Medical College.
As Chief of a small department, (3 full-time Attending's including the Chief), the physician in this job must also serve as a full-time active neurologist.  As such, he or she will attend clinic at least four half-days a week, regularly participate in the other aspects of the departmental work rotation which consists of teaching students, seeing consults in the medicine, surgery, psychiatry and rehab wards as well as all emergency rooms and being on call for neurology at least one week of every three. 
Duties of the chief include:

· Attending and reporting to the medical board each month and preparing quarterly for Quality Improvement meetings. 
· Oversight of the Stroke Center function, working closely with the stroke coordinator and holding monthly meetings to monitor and improve the care of stroke patients.  Ideally, the chief should be qualified to also serve as stroke director, and if they are not      prepared for this they will have to fulfill the criteria to become stroke director.
· Other duties include maintaining the lectures given to medicine residents in noon conference,
· Maintaining the On-call neurology schedule, Ground Rounds for Neurology, Medicine, Psychiatry and Rehab Departments participating in preparation for Joint Commission inspections.  
· Supervision and documentation of the functioning of neurologists on the staff and signing other’s payroll time-sheets, recruitment and signing of their application.
· A plus to be able to Read electroencephalograms and oversee the function of the EEG lab.

·         ABMS BC/BE in Neurology
·         Current, valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in accordance with the laws of the State of New York
·         Valid DEA registration
·         Board Certified in Neurology with two years of experience
·         Status MUST be in good standing with the Medicare and Medicaid programs

If you would like to learn more in complete confidence, please email your CV to: Stephanie Tristine, tristines@pagny.org  or apply online at: https://www.pagny.org/ 
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of over 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Practice Type: Academic
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Facility Description:

Metropolitan Hospital Center is a 341-bed, full-service, teaching hospital, affiliated with New York Medical College – with all supervisory attending physicians concurrently having faculty appointments with the medical school. Metropolitan is an official stroke center and has been designated a "medical home" by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Physician Practice Connections® - Patient Centered Medical Home™ Program. The designation recognizes Metropolitan's model of care, where each patient has an ongoing relationship with a physician who leads a team that takes collective responsibility for comprehensive care. Metropolitan is focusing development on behavioral health, geriatrics and rehabilitation medicine, as centers of excellence.

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